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Highway Grinder Operator in Dallas, TX at Penhall Company

Date Posted: 9/13/2020

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Job Description

Main Purpose:

Grinder, Groover and/or Rumble Strip Mill Operators

Key Relationships:


  • Division Manager, Area General Manager, VP
  • Shop Manager/Dispatch, Mechanics, Technicians, Laborers, Administrative Staff


  • Industry Associations, Customers

Specific Role Responsibilities:

  • Must be able to operate diamond grinder and/or bridge deck groover proficiently and with minimal supervision
  • Strong mechanical abilities

  • Must be able to interact with inspectors, DOT personnel, and engineers as needed

  • Ability to communicate and interact with customers efficiently.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to complete all necessary daily paper work applicable to Penhall, DOT, FMCSA, and IFTA requirements.

  • Able to work without continuous supervision.

  • Able to lead and work with others.

  • Willingness to travel for extended periods of time. Work all shifts, work extended hours,  and work in extreme conditions.

  • Safety Oriented

  • Willing to work hard

  • Dependable, reliable, and accountable

  • Work as a team

  • Career Oriented

  • Willing to learn

  • Mathematical aptitude helpful

  • Computer skills a plus.


  • Extensive travel and long hours are integral to the position


Job Requirements


  • Pass a required pre-employment drug screen & random

  • Pass a pre-employment background record (7 years) & periodical checks

  • Must possess a valid unrestricted Class A CDL with a tanker endorsement and have a good driving history

  • Transport and operate Penhall Company's specialized heavy equipment safely and efficiently

  • Physical requirements include the ability to lift fifty pounds or more as needed, standing on concrete for long periods of time and the ability to climb or crawl on equipment and/or on the ground in order to work on the equipment.


    Working conditions include exposure to heat, cold and rain on a regular basis.

  • You must be able to wear all appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and adhere to all safety rules and regulations

  • Interact with job site supervisors

  • Responsibility of daily job related paperwork & Safety planning for the job

  • Inspection, repair & general PM maintenance, and cleanliness of all company equipment

  • Responsible for safe operation of equipment

  • Must adhere to Penhall, DOT, FMCSA, and IFTA requirements and paperwork.

  • Ability to work days/nights/weekends

  • Must have reliable transportation

  • Must have steel toe leather work boots

  • Owning appropriate tools for the position.

Penhall Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Penhall Company encourages qualified females, minorities, veterans, disabled persons to apply.


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